Elizabeth

about 1646–
Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth was born about 1646, in Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Lawrence Sedwell in 1664, in Sparsholt, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Sedwell
1642–1676
Elizabeth
1646–
Marriage: 1664
John Sidwell
1668–
Frances Sedwell
1671–
Lawrence Sedwell
1674–
Elizabeth Sidwell
1678–
Thomas Sidwell
1681–
Thomas Sidwell
1681–

Spouse and Children

    Lawrence Sedwell

    Male1642–1676Male

    Female1646–Female

MARRIAGE
1664
Sparsholt, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    John Sidwell

    Male1668–Male

    Frances Sedwell

    Female1671–Female

    Lawrence Sedwell

    Male1674–Male

    Female1678–Female

    Thomas Sidwell

    Male1681–Male

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

The scriptural name is Eliyshebha, which St. Jerome translates as "oath of my God." Others translate it as "oath of God" or "to whom God is the oath," or "who swears by God," in other words, a worshipper of God. Nicknames are Lisa, Libby, Bess, Bet, Betty, Bessy, and Ib, as well as the Scottish Lizzie and Bessie. Ealasaid is a Gaelic form of Elizabeth. Tibbie, Lissie, Elsie, and Eliza are derived from Elizabeth. Elise is the French form of Eliza. Elspet, Elspeth, Elspit, and Elspith are Scottish forms of Elizabeth. Elspie is derived from Elspith.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Collier, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Thomas Sidwell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Lawrence Sedwell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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